Seven innovations with the potential to benefit society and spur the economy have been awarded funding to bridge the gap between laboratory research and the development needed to move promising ideas into the global marketplace.
- Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019
- Friday, Feb 1, 2019
- Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
The National Academy of Sciences announced today that Thomas Griffiths has received one of the two Troland Research Awards issued this year “for his research into how people and machines make decisions.” The Troland awards recognize unusual achievement by young investigators (defined as no older than 40) working within the broad spectrum of experimental psychology.
- Friday, Jan 18, 2019
Vertical farms in post-industrial America, origami-based noise-pollution barriers and cement made from burned waste make up the latest round of projects funded by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) Urban Grand Challenges program. Totaling $509,000, the new awards are active through September 2020 and are described below.
- Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
Congratulations to researchers from the Princeton Neuroscience Institute; Princeton Computer Science Department; Yale University; Intel; and Penn Medicine on a Fierce Innovation Award recognizing the Real-Time Attention Study.
- Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Princeton University faculty members Rebecca Burdine and Elke Weber have been named 2018 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for their scientifically or socially distinguished work.
New fellows will be honored Feb. 16 during the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., and in the AAAS News & Notes section of the Nov. 29 issue of Science.
- Monday, Nov 26, 2018
The American Mathematical Society has awarded its 2019 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition to Robert Sedgewick, Princeton’s William O. Baker *39 Professor in Computer Science, and posthumously to French computer scientist Philippe Flajolet, for their 2009 book “Analytic Combinatorics.”
- Monday, Nov 12, 2018
Technologies and discoveries with the potential to make a difference in everyday lives lined the tables and booths at Princeton University's 10th annual Celebrate Princeton Innovation reception. Over 300 guests attended the event Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Frick Chemistry Laboratory.
- Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
The American Physical Society (APS) announced today that Bogdan Andrei Bernevig was one of three winners of the APS James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials “for the theoretical prediction, design and realization of non-magnetic and magnetic topological semi-metals and new types of topological insulators.”
- Monday, Oct 15, 2018